Tag Archives: Classic Cars

Nissan will be first featured Japanese brand at Rolex Motorsport Reunion

The Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion has honored many car companies since its first event in 1974. At the 2018 event, Nissan will become the first Japanese make to receive said honor. Nissan announced on Monday that the RMMR has chosen the company and that it will support the event with a slew of historic vehicles from its past and current motorsport...

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Watch Tom Cruise flog a classic BMW M5 in "Mission: Impossible – Fallout"

Sometimes, a film's cars become nearly as iconic as the stars themselves. See "Bullitt" or "The Fast and the Furious." It can be just as important that a character's car matches his or her persona. In "Mission: Impossible - Fallout," BMW earned the leading automotive role. In the film, Ethan Hunt, played by Tom Cruise, receives wheel time in and on a...

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Porsche building its own 911 restomod to celebrate 70th anniversary

Porsche isn't done with its celebrations for its 70th anniversary this year. Having already built a highly authentic replica of its very first sports car, as well as unveiling a spiritual successor in the form of the 911 Speedster concept, Porsche is now working on a restomod based on a classic 911. Called Project Gold, Porsche is documenting the build via...

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British firm unveils Jaguar E-Type restomod with 6.1-liter V-12

The Jaguar E-Type is arguably one of the prettiest cars to ever built, but the final-generation Series 3 is often overlooked for earlier examples. This E-Type Series 3 restomod may change that perception. E-Type UK, a British firm specializing in E-Type restorations, completely reworked this 1974 E-Type Series 3 and turned it into a beauty. The firm added a...

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Ferrari F50 prototype with an interesting history is up for grabs

A Ferrari F50 that was the star of the 1995 Geneva auto show and driven by multiple Formula 1 legends can be yours. The car is currently listed for sale at Autosport Designs of Huntington Station, New York, which has detailed documentation on the car's provenance. The documents confirm the chassis number as 99999, making it the last Ferrari with a...

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$4.5M classic car fraud scheme shut down by FBI

As classic cars become more than just aspirational items and more investment pieces, buyers should always stay vigilant. Today, it's easy for criminals to scam would-be buyers out of a sale with a little creativity and the Internet. Many enthusiasts found that out the hard way over the past two years. The FBI and the United States Attorney for the Southern...

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Ferrari replica from “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” heads to auction

No, it's not a real 1961 Ferrari 250 GT California Spyder. This one has the potential to be more fun than the real deal, because this beautiful red machine is one of three 1985 Modena GTs built for the film "Ferris Bueller's Day Off." Modena GT did an amazing job replicating the real deal Ferrari, and car number three here is being offered for sale at the...

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1959 Maserati Birdcage reconstruction featuring original parts heads to auction

The Maserati Birdcage race cars designed by Giulio Alfieri in the late 1950s and early '60s represented a revolution in sports car design. At the time, many British sports car manufacturers were moving toward innovative but expensive monocoque structures as opposed to the traditional ladder frame chassis. Alfieri, who had limited funds since Maserati was...

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Rare Aston Martin DP215 raced by Phil Hill at Le Mans heads to auction

Next month's Monterey Car Week auctions are set to see plenty of action. Already confirmed for the Californian event is a Ferrari 250 GTO as well as as one of the winning trio of Ford GT40s in the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans. Now we have details on one of the rarest and most valuable Aston Martins ever built heading to the peninsular. The car is the one-off...

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Collector car expert Hagerty rates Tesla Model S car of the decade

Hagerty is always on the hunt for the next great collectible car. Such a machine should be considered exemplary amongst automobiles built during the same era. So which future classic fits the mold for the decade starting 2010? According to the insurance specialist, the greatest car of the 2010s is the Tesla Model S. Yes, we're aware that this is the same...

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